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10/08/2017 - 18:34

Register for Let's Talk Neuroscience HERE!

05/15/2017 - 17:57

StemCellTalk is a a nation-wide annual symposium aimed at bridging dialogue between academics and high school students about the science and ethics of stem cell research. The event is sponsored by Let's Talk Science, the Stem Cell Network, and other biotechnology partners. This year the focus of the event is Stem Cell and Multiple Sclerosis. We are looking for enthusiastic breakout leader volunteers to guide student debates during the science and ethnic vignette sessions. Our website is here.

When: Orientation 5:30-7:30PM, Tuesday June 6th; Event 8:00AM-5:00PM, Friday June 9th.

Where: Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, UBC

Who: High school students

What you need to do: As a breakout leader, you will guide student debates during the scientific and ethnic vignettes with educational points prepared for you through a 2-hour mandatory training session on Tuesday evening, June 6th. We expect you to be with us throughout the day of the event.

Interested volunteers please sign up for breakout leaders and click sign up FORM. For any questions please contact Fangwu at fwwang@bccrc.ca

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04/28/2017 - 13:07

Two Awesome May Events Happening on Campus! Volunteer Now!

The Let's Talk Science Challenge!

Every year, Let's Talk Science invites over 200 Grade 6-8 students to our campus to engage in some competitive science! This year we are bringing back our jeopardy styled gameshow and amazing engineering challenges.

When: Fri May 12th, 2017 from 9:00-2:00pm

Where: Forest Science Centre at UBC

Interested volunteers should contact Evelyn at community@ubclts.com or sign up here!

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Science Rendezvous

Join us at the Old Barn Community Centre to run science-filled booths and put on demonstrations that will put students at awe!

When: Sat May 13th, 2017 from 10-2pm

Where: Old Barn Community Centre at UBC

Interested volunteers should contact Evelyn at community@ubclts.com or sign up here!


 

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04/18/2017 - 13:15

Let's Talk Science -  University Hill Elementary Earth Day BBQ!

What: Volunteer with Let's Talk Science for University Hill Elementary's Annual uHill Elementary Earth Day BBQ! The Earth Day BBQ is an opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate the environment.

Aim: To provide inspiring role models and inspire younger generations to pursue STEM in their post-secondary education.

Volunteer Role:
We are looking for 4-6 volunteers to run some prearranged fun, crowd pleasing activities for students and their families. Materials and training will be provided and volunteers will be provided with delicious barbecue!

When: THIS Thursday 20th April 4.30pm to 7pm

Who:
Grad students, undergrad students and postdocs. You are welcome to sign up alone or with friends!

Where:
UHill Elementary School (5395 Chancellor Blvd, UBC Campus)

Sign up at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeUWoWQ1LAElv306HsjXpKPiQq-KrY2Ui15QvoSP4lWKjfkyQ/viewform

 

02/24/2017 - 14:20

New for 2017!!

Classroom visits for Brain Awareness Week. Email ubcbaw.gmail.com if interested. For more information see here.

 

12/05/2016 - 16:57

Volunteers: Come to our Volunteer Appreciation Night

When: Wed, Dec 7th 7:30 PM

Where: Coppertank Bar and Grill 
What: Trivia Night for our beloved volunteers!
 

 

10/13/2016 - 16:05

NEW!! Office Hours at BC Cancer Research Centre -  675 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L3

  • Tuesday 9-10 am: Eva - SMaRT Coordinator

Find Eva in the Rix Family Discovery Centre on the main floor. Look out for the Let's Talk Science sign. If you want to pick up equiment we may be able to get it to BC Cancer if you tell us what you want a week in advance by email at supplies@ubclts.com. 
 
**There will be no longer be office hours on Point Grey Campus on Tuesdays.**

 
 

09/17/2016 - 13:09

Office hours for this term - 19th Sept - 9th December 2016

  • Monday 3-4 pm: Evelyn - Community Events Coordinator
  • Tuesday 9-10 am: Eva - SMaRT Coordinator
  • Wednesday 2-3 pm: Gillian - Volunteer Coordinator
  • Thursday 12-1 pm: Claire - Teacher Partnership Coordinator
  • Friday 12-1 am: Deborah - Mentorship Coordinator
09/13/2016 - 13:22

 Come to Let’s Talk Science Information Sessions (with free pizza)

Volunteer for one of our many programs to improve youth literacy of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields with the largest science communication organization in Canada, all while building your skills and having a blast!

Anyone can volunteer, grad students, postdocs, undergrads and even faculty!

**See how you can make an impact at one of our information sessions:**

  • Thursday, Sept. 15th 12-1 PM at BC Cancer Research Centre
  • Friday, Sept. 16th from 12-1 PM PHRM 1101
  • Wednesday, Sept. 21st from 6-7 PM in CHEM D200 

RSVP at: lts@ubclts.com or just show up!

Details here: www.ubclts.com/InfoSession2016.pdf


07/11/2016 - 12:14

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Become a UBCLTS Coordinator!

UBC Let's Talk Science is looking for enthusiastic students or post-doctorals to join our coordinating team! The successful applicants will work with a dedicated group of coordinators and volunteers to engage youth in hands-on, minds-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities across Metro Vancouver. 

Training and professional development opportunities will be provided. 

Deadline for applications July 15th 2016 (11:59PM) Wednesday 20th July
 
Recruitment posting attached and can be found here: www.ubclts.com/docs/CoordinatorRecuritment2016.pdf